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  • 1. The Rail YardsProject Andrew Gannon
  • 2. The High Line An elevated railroad track that used to run through Manhattan Last train ran in 1980, carrying turkeys Converted to a gratis walkway/park
  • 3. West Side Rail Yards 26 acres of undeveloped land, largest in Manhattan Owned by the MTA Stores LIRR cars on their down time
  • 4. Obstacles to Use The Rail Yards are leased by Related Companies They have pledged commitment to preserving the highline The highline itself there is owned by CSX Transportation Inc.
  • 5. Actions Taken ULURP application Friends of the Highline
  • 6. Pictures
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  • 11. Works Cited"High Line at the West Side Rail Yards." The High Line. Friends of the High Line, n.d. Web. 19 Oct. 2012. <http://www.thehighline.org/ about/rail-yards/goal>."High Line at the West Side Rail Yards." The High Line. Friends of the High Line, n.d. Web. 19 Oct. 2012. <http:// www.thehighline.org/about/rail-yards/overview-rail-yards>."Rail Yards." The High Line. Friends of the High Line, n.d. Web. 22 Oct. 2012. <http://www.thehighline.org/galleries/images/rail-yards>.